Euthenazia in regards to parties incapable of consent

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    Let us take several examples:

    A Child with Harlequin Fetus-
    While survivable (JournalLive - News - Today's News - Little Ellie really is one in a million... , Man Survives Rare Skin-Shedding Disease - Staying Healthy News Story - KGTV San Diego) HtI is usually fatal (only recently has survival really been possible) and arguably among the worst of birth defects

    A Child with severe mental retardation

    A Child with primordial dwarfism

    A Braindead individual in a hospital

    Someone in a permanent coma

    Someone with a disease or other condition that causes them great pain or suffering yet who will lie for some time left to their own devices and who is unable to communicate


    Is it acceptable to euthanasia any of these persons at any time? Why or why not?
     
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    Anyone who needs to have their ass wiped by someone else should be euthanized. That's my line in the sand.
     
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    :evil: What an asshole
     
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    So ... if they are suffering horribly and can't tell you, you would just let them suffer, not to mention have nothing they can do themselves? Think of the mind numbing boredom even without the pain, nothing to look forward to except sleep, and then only if they don't have nightmares.
     
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    For those completely against euthanasia, try this experiment, for one week lay in bed, you can turn the radio or TV onto some random station, but you can't choose one you like, it must be random. Eat nothing but gray paste, no seasoning, nothing, just plain tofu. Nothing but water. Oh, and have someone do everything for you, wear a diaper, they have to change you. You can't talk, you can't roll over to a more "comfortable" position, nothing. Dare you to, for a whole 7 days.
     

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